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Subject Area: Canadian Code of Advertising Standards

Our managing partner recently wrote a blog about the disparity between the rules governing truth in advertising by advertisers, but the lack of rules governing truth in criticism of those …

In my penultimate blog (Advertising self-regulation part 5) in this series, I discussed the Appeal process of the Advertiser Dispute Procedure under Advertising Standards Canada (ASC).  In this …

In my last blog (Advertising self-regulation Part 4) I discussed the Advertiser Dispute procedure under Advertising Standards Canada (ASC).  But what happens if you, as an advertiser, bring …

A responsible advertiser ensures that advertisements are compliant with the applicable legislation and, if they are in any of the five regulated categories (see my previous blog – Advertising –

Although advertisements in five regulated categories (see my last blog) need to be pre-cleared before they can be aired in Canada, you may still see ads in non-broadcast media (such …

As I discussed in my last blog, the Canadian Code of Advertising Standards (the “Code”) sets out the criteria for acceptable advertising in Canada. The Code is administered by Advertising …

Many people may wonder as they watch commercials on TV or read the incessant stream of banner ads or pop ups on their digital devices, if anyone is checking on …



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